17-JUN-15
International Spacecraft Carrying NASA's Aquarius Instrument Ends Operations
17-JUN-15
SAC-D Aquarius: Los Logros de una Exitosa Misión Satelital Argentina
16-MAY-15
Dark Material on Jupiter's Moon Could Be Sea Salt
02-MAR-15
The Coming of SMAP, Part Two: SMAP, Aquarius and Our Planet's Water Cycle
27-JAN-15
Another Step Forward in Solving Climate Puzzle
11-JULY-14
Aquarius Maps Soil Moisture on This Week @NASA
07-JULY-14
NASA's Aquarius Returns Global Maps of Soil Moisture
25-MAR-13
How Salty is that Seawater? Ask the Aquarius Satellite
27-FEB-13
NASA's Aquarius Sees Salty Shifts
07-FEB-13
With a Grain of Salt
20-JUL-15
Official NASA Aquarius/SAC-D Version 4.0 Mission Data Set Released
18-JUN-15
PI Announcement to Science Team and Broader Science Community
16-APR-15
Just Published! SPURS: Salinity Processes in the Upper-ocean Regional Study - The North Atlantic Experiment
12-NOV-14
New Aquarius Visualizations Now Available at SVS
31-OCT-14
Reminder for the Aquarius/SACD/OSST Science Meeting
03-OCT-14
Mapping Earth's Water Cycle With NASA Scientists
02-OCT-14
Launch Earth Science Week With NASA!
08-SEP-14
Call for Papers: Aquarius/SAC-D JSTARS Special Issue
02-SEP-14
9th Aquarius/SAC-D Joint Science Team Meeting Scheduled
Aquarius Studies Our Salty Seas
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The Role of Salt
A defining characteristic of ocean water
Water Cycle Processes and the Ocean
86% of evaporation and 78% of precipitation occur over the ocean
The Effects of Temperature on Density and Circulation
Temperature and salinity drive ocean circulation
The Ocean's Influence on Climate
Ocean heat controls climate
The Effects of Water Cycle Changes on the Ocean
The water cycle is accelerating
The Effects of Density-Driven Circulation on Climate
The ocean plays a critical role in regulating Earth's carbon balance
Technology & Collaboration
The Aquarius/SAC-D mission provides critical, long-term, global-scale salinity data